Finding Jobs With a Psychology Bachelor's Degree: Expert Advice for Launching Your Career

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Psychology is one of the most popular college majors and can lead to a satisfying career in many different fields. If graduate school is not in your plans, this book is for you. It will show you how to leverage your bachelor's degree to find a career with intellectual, emotional, and perhaps even financial rewards.

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R. Eric Landrum is a professor of psychology at Boise State University, receiving his PhD in cognitive psychology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. His research interests center on the educational conditions that best facilitate student success as well as the use of SoTL strategies to advance the efforts of scientist-educators. He has over 300 professional presentations at conferences and published over 20 books/book chapters, and has published over 70 professional articles in scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. He has worked with over 275 undergraduate research assistants and taught over 12,500 students in 21 years at Boise State. During Summer 2008, he led an American Psychological Association working group at the National Conference for Undergraduate Education in Psychology studying the desired results of an undergraduate psychology education.

Eric is the lead author of "The Psychology Major: Career Options and Strategies for Success" (5th ed., 2013) and has authored "Undergraduate Writing in Psychology: Learning to Tell the Scientific Story" (2nd ed., 2012) and "Finding A Job With a Psychology Bachelor s Degree: Expert Advice for Launching Your Career" (2009). He co-authored "The EasyGuide to APA Style" (2nd ed., 2013), "You ve Received Your Doctorate in Psychology Now What?" (2012) and is the lead editor for "Teaching Ethically Challenges and Opportunities" (2012) and co-editor of "Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives" (2013). He served as Vice President for the Rocky Mountain region of Psi Chi (2009 2011). He is a member of the American Psychological Association, a fellow in APA s Division Two (Society for the Teaching of Psychology or STP), served as STP secretary (2009 2011), and will serve as the 2014 STP President.

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